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Finger Painting a Fall Landscape
w/ Kimberly Adams

Date/Time: Sat-Sun / Sept 22-23 / 10:30-4:30 pm

Cost: $250

Registration: Call in, come in, or register online. 425.697.2787

Location:  Cole Art Studio, in the downstairs of Cole Gallery at107 5th Ave. S., Edmonds.

In this fun two-day workshop, your fingers will experience the joy of painting brilliant, swirling fall leaves and a forest of gorgeous, white-barked birch trees alongside artist Kimberly Adams. Step by step, she will show you how to build texture and create a vibrant fall landscape that is packed with colors we all enjoy.

Fall landscapes are one of Kimberly’s favorite subjects to paint and to teach. She has explored different ways to manipulate the paint to create a 3D type effect with texture, as well as playing with color to make you feel you can walk right into the canvas.  Perfect for beginners as this is one of the easier compositions to create with the finger painting technique. For students who are familiar with finger painting, Kimberly will share her tips on how to swirl and play with color combinations that will make the canvas illuminate with light and color.

Day one, you will enjoy the simplicity of this composition chosen by Kimberly as no advance drawing or painting skills are required. She will guide you through easy shapes that can be created by your finger tips for an impactful work of art.
Day two, will be devoted to the class choosing their own fall landscape to paint applying the techniques learned from day one with Kimberly spending one on one time with each student as they work to find their own unique style.  If a student chooses not to bring their own composition they can paint an example Kimberly has chosen for the class or they can continue to work on the landscape from day one.
At the end of this two-day workshop you will walk away with the confidence to continue creating your own versions of this fall landscape that will lead you down the path to inspire that inner artist in you!

Supply List:

You can purchase your quality art supplies at ARTspot! Registered students receive a 10% discount on all their art supplies from the time of paid registration until the last day of class. Most items on this list are available at ARTspot. Please let their staff advise you about appropriate art materials to fulfill  requirements for your class.  Questions about these supplies? ARTspot staff are happy to help you. Call 425-640-6408 or email at  Artspot's Web Site

Canvases: Two 16” x 20” canvases, gallery-wrapped

Kimberly will be using Holbein Duo Aqua Oils. Holbein and Gamblin regular oil paints can also be used. If you choose to use another brand, the result might be slightly different from Kimberly’s painting; whatever you decide on, they should be artist quality paints. (ARTspot carries Holbein Duo Aqua Oils at 20% off.)

 Holbein Duo Aqua Oil Paints:

  • Horizon Blue (can substitute any light blue)

  • Cadmium Yellow Light Hue

  • Cadmium Yellow Hue

  • Yellow Green

  • Imidazolone Orange or Vermillion Hue

  • Rose Violet

  • Mauve, preferably (or substitute Dioxazine Violet)

  • Titanium White

  • Lavender

Holbein Oil:

  • Misty Blue

Optional Colors

  • Naples Yellow

  • Lemon Yellow

  • Vermillion Hue (red)

  • Imidazolone Brown


  • Paper towels

  • Apron or Paint Shirt. When Kimberly paints, she gets paint everywhere! You might too, so dress appropriately to get messy.

  • Something in which to take your paintings home

  • Gloves - provided by Cole Art Studio

Check this out! ARTspot Concierge Service. ARTspot will personally do your shopping for you! They can set aside the materials you need, ready for pickup - they can even deliver your supplies to Cole Art Studio before your class. Call ARTspot at 425.640.6408 for this great service. Note: To ensure your order can be filled, please order as early as possible.